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      10-02-2012, 04:03 PM   #45
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cant wait til you trace those wires.

What are you going to do if its just a switch and no wires there?

Should start a list of uses for it....

I say go METH!
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      10-02-2012, 04:09 PM   #46
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Grandpa was running from cops? Or avoiding Red Light Cams? Thanks for the smile... ;-)

You will have to ask the CPO dealer as obviously since you asked the question it does nothing when pushed. I will say that I had aftermarket heated seats placed in a Tahoe a few years back and that rocker is a dead ringer for the one they used...but you also said you had OEM seat heaters.......

If it really was an older couple's car maybe the switch controlled the in-car O2 for his breathing tube.......fun to guess anyway.....

Lol. It's actually a good idea. And it is truly is the best guess given, not being bias in the slightest.
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      10-02-2012, 04:13 PM   #47
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Jammer kill switch lol.
+1

see if you have laser jammers in the front grill...
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      10-02-2012, 04:16 PM   #48
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It's not for the cooler inside the armrest because that switch is always inside the armrest. Try following it out.
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      10-02-2012, 07:43 PM   #49
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You're all wrong!

It's the grandpa switch when grandma made the bean stew friday night...
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Ha ha this thread is the funniest shit in recent memory....epic man, EPIC!
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I was waiting for someone to post this clip. Was not disappointed

Seriously though, we are all curious now. Keep us posted.

I have an aftermarket switch similar to that in my car, but it's under my steering column and runs my e-cutouts. I also had a switch that looked identical to that one in my DSM but it was a fuel pump kill switch. In case you needed any ideas on what to use it for now that it's there!
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cooled drink holder???
Yes, It is in the center console. Keeps beer and other cans cold. I think BMW quit putting this feature in them around 09.
Hell yea beer cooler and I use mine for when my candy bars start melting
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Probably Meth Switch
funny cause I bought the car from an old retired couple. So this is not an OEM switch
Ah.. That button is probably for the built-in defibrillator in the passenger seat, just in case the old wife decided to kick the bucket while he was driving the BMW faster than she can say "oops, I crapped my pants."
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      10-02-2012, 11:09 PM   #57
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Looks like LI on/off switch......
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      10-03-2012, 08:33 AM   #58
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Damn... Now I wanna know what the switch does too.
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+1...laser jammer on/off switch. The back of the console is one area to draw power for the laser jammer so the previous owner thought it would be a good location.
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      10-03-2012, 09:01 AM   #62
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Electronic kill switch? Flip it and try to start the car?
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lol it would be funny if it's just a dummy switch and actually does nothing!
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Now I've got to know what it does
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Looks to me like a laser jammer kill switch. Did you look in the grilles to see if there are laser jammers installed
the Laser Interceptor kill switch has a rounded enclosure and should have a green led when switched on. That one looks like a white marking for the on position?

The Blinder laser jammer switch is more rectangular.

I have serious doubts that gramps had jammers unless he wasn't the original owner.

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